Community Service

FSU Students Implement Needs Assessment Project in Richwood

Monday, October 10, 2016

Community Health Education students at Fairmont State University will spend the 2016-2017 academic year identifying health and safety needs in Richwood, W.Va., one of the communities affected by the historic flooding in June 2016.

FSU Students Assist with School Supplies Giveaway

Friday, January 22, 2016

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18, Fairmont State University students assisted with a School Supplies Giveaway at Morningstar Baptist Church in Fairmont.

FSU involvement was coordinated by the Career Development Center. Many of the FSU student volunteers were from Student Government.

Students and Faculty Participate in Make Marion County Shine

Monday, April 08, 2013

Fairmont State University was proud to participate in the Make Marion County Shine initiative and partner with Main Street Fairmont with a clean-up of Locust Avenue on Saturday, April 6. The team of 18 students, faculty, staff and community members picked up 48 bags of trash in four hours. Participating students represented the Occupational Safety program, Alpha Phi Sigma (Criminal Justice Honor Society), S.T.A.N.D., Tau Kappa Epsilon and Student Government.

PROMISE Recipients Learn How to Renew Their Scholarship

Monday, October 17, 2011

PROMISE Scholar Freshmen are invited to meet with their PROMISE Academic and Financial Aid Advisors, as well as the Director of Community Service Learning at one of two meetings scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:30p.m. in Hardway Hall (Rm) 219 and Wednesday, October 19, 2011  at 3:00p.m. in Library MMB.  The meetings should last approximately 45 minutes.  Pizza will be served.

Students and Faculty Create Ceramic Bowls to Donate to Empty Bowls Project

Friday, March 04, 2011

For the fourth year in a row, Fairmont State University students and faculty participated in the national Empty Bowls Project, which is an international grassroots, craft-based effort to end hunger.

Volunteers Rebuild Playground as Part of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service

Monday, January 17, 2011

The Community Service Learning Office of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College organized a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17.

Student Government Delivers Donated Items to Local Agencies

Sunday, November 28, 2010

During two events this fall, Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Government members collected hundreds of pounds of donated goods to benefit local non-profit agencies.

Family Movie Night & Food Drive on Nov. 5 Features "Toy Story 3"

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College Student Government is sponsoring a Free Family Movie Night and Food Drive on Friday, Nov 5.

The Disney Pixar movie "Toy Story 3" will be shown at 6 p.m. in Colebank Hall gym. Admission is free and open to the public. Families are welcome. Parking will be available on the top level of the parking garage.

Those who attend are asked to bring one canned food item to donate to local food pantries.

Student Volunteers Needed to Assist United Way Agencies

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Community Service Learning Office is organizing student volunteers to help Marion County United Way agencies Friday, September 24, through Tuesday, September 28, for shifts of two and a half hours.

Residence Life Volunteers Help Clean Up Locust Avenue

Monday, August 16, 2010

About 30 resident assistants (RAs) and staff from the Office of Residence Life of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College spent a sweaty Saturday morning cleaning up Locust Avenue.